Draft Variation No. 1 of Sligo County Development Plan 2017-2023

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 11(1)(b) and Section 13 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) that Sligo County Council intends to make a variation to the Sligo County Development Plan 2017-2023.

Alignment with the National Planning Framework and the Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy

Public consultation from 27 July to 24 August 2020

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 11(1)(b) and Section 13 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) that Sligo County Council intends to make a variation to the Sligo County Development Plan 2017–2023.

The Draft Variation responds to recent changes in national and regional policy, namely the publication of the National Planning Framework (NPF) and the Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy (RSES) prepared by the Northern and Western Regional Assembly (NWRA).

Public display of the Draft Variation No. 1

The Draft Variation No. 1 to the Sligo County Development Plan 2017-2023 can be viewed online or downloaded from the Council’s website at https://www.sligococo.ie/planning/DevelopmentPlans/CurrentPublicConsultations/

and from the Council’s new consultation portal, at consult.sligococo.ie

Anyone who wishes to inspect a printed copy of the Draft Variation No. 1 and associated documents should contact the Planning Office on telephone 071 911 4452, Monday to Friday, 10:00 to 16:00.

Printed copies of the Draft Variation No. 1 and associated documents may also be ordered for purchase.

Any queries relating to the Draft Variation or to the public consultation process shall be e-mailed to dpu@sligococo.ie.  Alternatively, the public can call the Planning Office on telephone 071 911 4452.

How to make submissions

Written submissions or observations regarding the Draft Variation No. 1 will be made to Sligo County Council between Monday 27 July and Monday, 24 August 2020 in one of the following ways:

  • Online at consult.sligococo.ie – strongly recommended method
  • By e-mail – sending submissions to the Development Planning Unit of Sligo County Council at dpu@sligococo.ie
  • By post – addressing submissions to:
    Ms Janet McNamara, Administrative Officer, Planning Section, Sligo County Council, City Hall, Quay Street, SLIGO, F91 PP44

All submissions posted or e-mailed shall be clearly marked with the text “Draft Variation No. 1 of Sligo CDP”. Submissions sent by post and requesting an acknowledgement shall include a full postal address (this will not be published in any form).

All submissions will be made available for public viewing on the Council’s consultation portal. Anonymous submissions will not be taken into consideration.

Deadline for receipt of submissions

Submissions will be accepted until 4 pm on Monday, 24 August 2020. Late submissions will not be taken into consideration.

Please make your submission by one medium only, i.e. EITHER in hard copy OR online.

Dorothy Clarke
Director of Services
(Planning, Heritage, Community and Economic Development)